UK - Local union negotiates "living wage" -October 9, 2009

UNISON members at Oxford City Council have voted in favour of a new pay structure that includes a minimum pay rate of UKP 7 (Euro 7.55) an hour. The UNISON branch is happy with a the new simpler pay structure in the council and the setting of a "living wage" well ahead of the national minimum wage that has been raised to UKP 5.80 (Euro 6.25) an hour for workers aged 22 and older from October 2009.



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